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Boil Water Advisory Issued For Some Areas In Hurricane

Reported by: Send eMail Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Dec. 3, 2013 10:35 AM EST

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Hurricane , Putnam County , West Virginia

A boil water advisory was issued Tuesday for some areas in Hurricane because of an emergency water repair to the water system.

The advisory is in effect for the Main Street area between Mesa Manor to Route 60 and all side streets in the area, according to a news release from the Hurricane Water Office. Helen Drive, Sycamore Road, Thompson Road and all side streets in that area also are affected, the release said.

City officials said there is no indication that the water is unsafe, but the advisory is as a precautionary measure. A boil water order is being only being issued for customers who experienced the following: very low water pressure lasting 15 minutes or more or clear or dirty water that will not clear up.

If you experience any of the above conditions, you are advised to boil all water (bringing it to a rolling boil for at least one minute) used for drinking, cooking and brushing teeth. It is not necessary to boil water used for bathing.

City officials said residents will be notified when the boil water order has been lifted. For more information, contact the Hurricane Water Office at 304-562-9906 or 304-741-4869.



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